Hands on with the new A700

Started Sep 6, 2007 | Discussions thread
Dumont
Dumont Senior Member • Posts: 1,773
Re: Hands on with the new A700

Yes, in Canada you are supposed to have more money. It's the money you are saving with your government sponsored healthcare (universal healthcare) LOL While here in the USA I have to pay over a grand a month for just a couple and then there are the co-pays etc etc

So yeah, Sony figures you can pay more. J/K I really don't know why that is and why in europe prices are even higher. I suppose salaries in europe are also proportionally higher? Anycase am happy that I can enjoy the lower prices here in the US.

Brgds
Darren

tleveque wrote:

$1599!!!

$1399 USD = $1472 CND at the today currency value.
This is $130 more expensive....
Why are they doing that?
Are we supposed to have more money here in Canada?

I will wait to see a more decent price somewhere else and maybe buy
from the US (like I did for my Maxxum 5D). Sometime, even with the
shipping and all custom fees, it is still cheaper to do that.

By the way, if you want to do that, use the Canada Post
"borderfree.ca" service.

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